Gateway Of India

  • Uddhav calls for development of art and culture August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Friday stressed the need for development of art and culture to boost tourism in Mumbai and also for the benefit of the new generation. "A museum depicting the history of Marathi theatre, life and times of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is required. "Gateway of India and...
  • Watch: Mumbai in a new light February 8, 2014

    Electrical and lighting equipment firm, Philips in partnership with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) to light up the Mumbai's iconic monument, the Gateway of India. The Maharashtra government and Philips are also inviting suggestions on its new site 'Mumbai in a new light' with a tagline 'Let's make Mumbai better'. ...
  • Mumbai: Gateway of India to be illuminated every evening from today January 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Starting Friday, the iconic Gateway of India will be lit-up every evening. It is being said that the move is to attract more visitors and tourists to the venue. Electrical and lighting equipment firm, Philips, will light up the iconic structure with the help of the Maharashtra government. The Maharashtra...
  • Bal Thackeray's ashes immersed in Arabian Sea November 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The ashes of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray were on Thursday immersed in the Arabian Sea by his son and party executive president Uddhav Thackeray. Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president and Bal Thackeray's nephew Raj Thackeray was also present at the Gateway of India, where the family had gathered...
  • 2003 blasts: Bombay HC upholds death penalty of 3 February 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Eight years after the twin blasts that left 57 people dead at the Mumbai's Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazar, the Bombay High Court upheld the death sentence of three LeT terrorists in 2003 twin Mumbai blasts case. All the appeals filed by the accused have been dismissed by the...
  • HC verdict in 2003 Mumbai twin blasts likely February 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is likely to pronounce on Friday its verdict on confirmation of death sentence to three people, including a woman, convicted in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts case. A division bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and P D Kode had on November 12, 2011 reserved...
  • 2003 bomb blasts: Bombay HC defers verdict December 12, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday deferred its verdict on confirmation of death sentence to three people, including a woman, convicted in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts case that claimed 52 lives. The judgement is likely to be pronounced either next week or in the first week of January...
  • Mumbai top cop admits to procedural lapses on 26/11 November 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Mumbai Police Commissioner D Sivanandan has admitted to procedural lapses on 26/11. He has apologised for the loss of late Anti-Terrorism Squad chief, Hemant Karkare's bulletproof jacket. Sivanandan said answers will be found for questions raised by Karkare's wife, Kavita Karkare and families of other officers who died...
  • Watch: No home for Mumbai's 26/11 guardians November 20, 2009

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Thursday removed a police platoon, which was guarding the Taj Mahal Hotel from the Gateway of India, after the media reported that the policemen had been living at the historic moment for two months. ...
  • Cops dumped, evicted from Gateway of India November 20, 2009

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Thursday removed a police platoon, which was guarding the Taj Mahal Hotel from the Gateway of India, after the media reported that the policemen had been living at the historic moment for two months. IANS reports the platoon, which comprised 30 State Reserve Police Force (SRPF)...
  • Shivaji memorial in sea a stupidity: Thackeray October 4, 2009

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Sunday described the proposed Rs 350 crore memorial of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Arabian Sea as “stupidity” and an election gimmick. “This is stupidity. There is no need for it as there is another memorial of Shivaji near Gateway of India,” Thackeray said...
  • Watch: Mumbai top cop welcomes '03 Mumbai blasts verdict August 7, 2009

    Rakesh Maria is hopeful the verdict will be a deterrant to terrorists. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai '03 blasts convicts get death sentence August 7, 2009

    Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a special POTA Court in Mumbai has sentenced three convicted persons - Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and Ashrat Shafique Ansari - to death. ...
  • Blasts verdict: Fears mask celebration at Zaveri Bazaar August 7, 2009

    Mumbai: When a Mumbai court pronounced the verdict on those guilty in the 2003 twin blasts case, a quiet celebration swept through Mumbai's Zaveri Bazaar, one of the blast sights and a bustling commercial hub. But the celebration was not without a hint of skepticism and behind most smiles, there lingered...
  • 2003 Mumbai twin blasts case timeline August 6, 2009

    Mumbai: A special court in Mumbai on Monday held three people guilty for the 2003 Mumbai terror twin blasts that left 54 killed and 244 others injured. The following is the timeline of the 2003 twin blasts case: December 2, 2002 - Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) activists place bomb in a BEST public...
  • '03 Mumbai bombers get death August 7, 2009

    Mumbai: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a special POTA Court in Mumbai has sentenced three convicted persons - Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and Ashrat Shafique Ansari - to death. The prosecution said that this was the...
  • Sentencing of '03 Mumbai blasts convicts deferred August 4, 2009

    Mumbai: A court in Mumbai on Tuesday reserved till Thursday the sentencing of the husband-wife team and their aide convicted for the August 2003 twin bombings in Mumbai, in which 54 people were killed. Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) Special Judge M R Puranik's ruling came at the end of nearly...
  • Watch: Three convicted for 2003 Mumbai blasts July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Three men have been held guilty of plotting and executing the blasts at Mumbai's historic Gateway of India and the city's largest jewellery market, Zaveri Bazaar in 2003. Special POTA judge MR Puranik held these three members of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba responsible for killing 54 people and injuring...
  • Mumbai moves on, life goes on for blasts victims July 27, 2009

    A Mumbai couple and their associate were Monday convicted by a special court of triggering the Aug 25, 2003 twin blasts which killed 54 people and injured 244 more at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazar here. ...
  • Mumbai '03 blasts: Three accused convicted July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a Mumbai Special Court convicted the three accused under POTA on Monday. The three accused are: Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and Ashrat Shafique Ansari. Minutes after the verdict, public prosecutor...
  • '03 Mumbai blasts verdict today, guilty face death July 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a Mumbai Special Court is expected to deliver its judgement on the "rarest of rare" case on Monday. A terror module of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit was allegedly involved in planting the...
  • Judgement day in '03 Mumbai twin blasts case on Monday July 26, 2009

    Mumbai: Six years after the twin blasts at Gateway of India and Zaveri Bazaar, which left 53 people dead, a Mumbai Special Court is expected to deliver its judgement on the "rarest of rare" case on Monday. A terror module of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) outfit was involved in planting the powerful...
  • Hardwork always pays, says Sa Re Ga Ma Pa's winner January 25, 2009

    The event was held at Gateway of India on Saturday night. ...
  • US national found dead at Taj Hotel June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The dead body of a foreigner was found in Taj Hotel in Mumbai. Fifty-year-old Marilyn Dunstan - an American national and an air hostess with Delta Airlines - was found dead in the bathroom of her room at Taj hotel which is situated in front of the Gateway...
  • Woman drugged, molested in car June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: India’s financial capital just can’t seem to shed its newly acquired unsafe-for-women status. Close on the heels of at least three women reporting molestation on New Year’s eve, another shameful incident has come to light. According to city police, a 40-year-old woman was allegedly drugged by four men and...
  • Mumbai cop held for molesting girl June 15, 2007

    Mumbai: The year 2007 has certainly not begun on a gung-ho note for the Maximum City. With at least four cases of molestation on New Year’s eve coming out in the open, Mumbai seems to be losing its famed reputation of being one of the safer cities for women in...
  • A couple recalls molestation horror June 15, 2007

    Mumbai: The case brought to light by Mid-Day photographer of a women being molested by a swarm of 70 odd men is not the only one that happened on December 31 night. New year eve celebrations turned nightmare for another couple who had come from Sydney hoping to celebrate a...
  • Freedom gives way to fear in Mumbai June 15, 2007

    Mumbai: In Mumbai there are 811 women for every 1,000 men. Lately, given the rise in the number of crimes against women, just how secure the average Mumbai woman feels in the city? Famous for its night life, Mumbai has traditionally been known for the freedom it offers its residents. But...
  • Mumbai case: 5 held | Cops at sea June 15, 2007

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police have detained five persons for questioning and identification in the New Year molestation case at the Gateway of India. All five belong to the Ghatkopar area in the eastern suburbs of the city. However, what is surprising is that no case has been lodged so far. ...